2 patient evaluations for Venlafaxine taken for the purpose of 'Fibromyalgia' with a perceived effectiveness rating of None

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Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 59
Condition: 2 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported

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Apr 20, 2009 (Started Mar 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 37.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It has some benefit for pain control and sleeplessness when taken. It did not help in either case for me
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Jittery feeling, Weight gain, Depressed mood, Depressed mood

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Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
FM:18y Dx
I am: g
I have:

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Jul 29, 2005 (Started Jun 27, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: None
  • Perceived effectiveness for Generalized Anxiety Disorder: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 225 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Like any other med, it works for some people really well while it doesn't do anything for others, or even has bad side effects. For me, there seemed to be no effects at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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